Democratic governance and peacebuilding
  • The Joint Programme builds on the various successes of the first phase “FGM-Free Village Model” and works in an integrated fashion bringing all of the relevant UN Agencies and relevant government counterparts to work together towards a national strategy to combat FGM coupled with a strong family empowerment package to empower families socially and economically.

  • This project aims to support the Cairo Regional Center for Training on Conflict Resolution & Peacekeeping in Africa (CCCPA) by strengthening its institutional capacity so that it continues to be a regional and international centre of excellence in peacekeeping, peace-building and conflict resolution.

  • The project aims to improve the institutional capacity at the sub-national level in strategic planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation. The project is expected to produce a national spatial development plan to guide the physical development of Egypt till the year 2050.

  • The project is expected to develop a Strategic Urban Plan (SUP) for Alexandria City to provide the road map that will guide development in the city till year 2032, reflecting the Governorate’s vision and goals.

  • Given the importance of the region as the urban, political, social and economic capital of Egypt and one of the largest urban agglomerations in the world, the project's main objective is to develop a vision for Cairo till 2050 using a participatory approach.

  • The project focuses on strengthening local administrations and building capacities in planning for sustainable human settlements, especially in strategic planning and community-based planning.

  • The strategic objective of this project is represented in the active contribution to realizing the strategic vision for the development of Greater Cairo represented in achieving social justice and economic competitiveness, as well as being environment-friendly through priority development projects, participatory planning processes and preparing studies of institutional, legal and administrative development.

  • The objective of the project is to strengthen the capacity for Result Based Management (RBM) in Egypt to increase the effectiveness of national development efforts.

  • Following the first phase, an evaluation report was developed to assess if the planned activity results were achieved. Phase II of the project was designed according to the transitional period following the 25 January revolution. In this interim period defined by uncertainty as to what government set-up there will eventually be, the project focuses on three types of activities.

  • Elections give people a voice in the democratic process. In Egypt, the electoral process is an essential step in the transition period to consolidate the path to democracy. The purpose of this project is to support national efforts to enhance the credibility and sustainability of electoral institutions and processes, with a particular emphasis on capacity development and women’s empowerment.

  • The Ministry attaches high priority to the development of the judicial as well as the administrative capacity of courts which is to be achieved through continuous training and exposure to international best practices and comparative experiences.

  • INSAN II is the new phase of collaboration between NCHR and UNDP to strengthen the capacity of the Council to provide recommendations to further the protection and promotion of human rights and to ensure and monitor the implementation of the Human Rights Conventions and Covenants signed by Egypt

  • UNDP, in partnership with the United Nations Capital development Fund (UNCDF), provides technical support to enable the Ministry of Local Development (MoLD) and its Local Administration Reform Unit (LARU) perform its core functions and operate as the central entity to guide the decentralization reform and the development of a “National Decentralization Strategy”.

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